Bon Jovi to play free for fans living on a prayer

US singer Jon Bon Jovi. Photo: AP

US rock supergroup Bon Jovi will waive their fee for playing a concert in recession-hit Spain next month, reports said yesterday, with special low-price tickets for Spaniards struggling in the crisis.

Friday, 31 May, 2013, 4:33am

Short Sport, March 10, 2013

Deron Williams shoots his 11th three against the Wizards.

Deron Williams scored 42 points and set an NBA record by making nine three-point shots in the first half to lead the Brooklyn Nets over the Washington Wizards 95-78. 

10 Mar 2013 - 4:35am

Video captures brave rescue in Spanish metro

A screengrab shows the woman fall onto the tracks of the Madrid subway system moments before a train arrived.

A Spanish policeman was on Tuesday hailed a hero after a dramatic security video captured him rescuing a woman who fell onto the tracks of the Madrid subway system moments before a train arrived.

The 38-year-old officer, who was identified only by his first name, Ruben, leapt to the woman’s rescue early on Monday afternoon at the Marques Vadillo station in southwestern Madrid.

22 Jan 2013 - 7:24pm

Roads of Extremadura

The road from Trujillo to Zafra.

I like Madrid a lot, but I love leaving it. There's something about the regions just beyond the city limits that fills me with a sense of freedom, especially when I'm driving.

6 Dec 2012 - 2:09pm

Madrid Olympics bid 'good for economy'

Madrid winning the right to host the 2020 Summer Olympic Games would deliver just the boost that is needed as Spain battles a gruelling recession, the bid leader Alejandro Blanco said in an interview.

4 Nov 2012 - 2:16am

Spain prepares to pass reforms, budget cuts

Anti-austerity protesters march in Madrid. Photo: AFP

Spain will announce economic reforms and a tight budget on Thursday, in an attempt to avoid Brussels imposing conditions on a request for an international bailout.

27 Sep 2012 - 7:07pm

Swivelling solar home stars in Madrid contest

A solar home designed by students at the Technical University of Denmark is displayed at the Madrid competition. Photo: AFP

International teams have built 19 sun-powered homes in Spain's capital for a contest that shows off futuristic designs, including one house that swivels 180 degrees.

In western Madrid's huge Casa de Campo park, the sun glints off the solar panels of a futuristic mini-village erected in 10 days by university teams from China, Japan, Brazil, Egypt and across Europe.

19 Sep 2012 - 2:45am


Los Angeles

26 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

You Bet

Real Madrid could fall at the penultimate hurdle in the Spanish title race when they go to Real Zaragoza tonight.

9 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Editori's Note

Fashion has always thrived on change, inspirations, fantasy and individuality. And this issue of STYLE pays tribute to all things en vogue this season. Taking a global cue, we visit Beijing, London, Los Angeles, Madrid and New York to capture the best of what this season has to offer.

9 Mar 2007 - 12:00am

In the next issue of STYLE...

Fashionistas, brace yourselves for a sizzling summer with the new season's array of covetable accessories, beachwear and It bags.

We catch up with footwear maestro Manolo Blahnik to find out about his latest projects and we look into the phenomenon of extreme luxury where extravagance takes on a whole new meaning.

9 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Real Madrid

Madrid is having a makeover. The Pharaoh - as Madrid's visionary mayor is being called - is at work. Buildings are cloaked in screens, monuments shrouded in scaffolding. Streets have been dug up and routes diverted.

21 Jan 2007 - 12:00am


Up to speed

Ask Mike. He's up to speed on computers. In other words, Mike is up-to-date on the subject of information technology.

Are you up to speed on the deal? A business manager might ask this of an employee. Does he/she know all the latest developments? Is he/she following the negotiations closely?

14 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Shine taken off Spanish fiesta

Real Madrid may have turned on the style in their Hong Kong match, but the club boss scored an own goal with his off-the-field antics

Real Madrid left Hong Kong yesterday basking in the afterglow of an unforgettable exhibition match but leaving behind a sour aftertaste - with the club president's apology for their missed training session exposed as anything but sincere.

10 Aug 2003 - 12:00am

2 Minutes with...GUILLERMO DIAZ

Hong Kong's Real Madrid supporters club president, regional representative for Banco Atlantico here, hosted a cocktail party for officials from the Spanish champions delegation at Spanish restaurant Ole on Wednesday evening. Real Madrid President, Florentino Perez and his wife attended.

How was the party?

10 Aug 2003 - 12:00am